of Post: Microbiologist
Total No. Of Vacancies: 01
details log onto: www.dwss.punjab.gov.in/
of Water Supply & Sanitation has established Water Quality
Monitoring Infrastructure at State & District level. To carry out
& monitor the process of testing of water, posts of Senior
Chemist, Chemist & Microbiologist have been created in following
Laboratories under the jurisdiction of respective Circle offices.
Following posts are to be filled on Contract basis initially for one
year, which is further extendable based upon the performance of
selected candidates and requirement of Department:
Profile, Qualifications, Experience, Age & consolidated salary is
a) Job Profile/Role &
i) Responsible for day to day operations
of the Laboratory.
ii) Render proper assistance to the concerned
reporting officer (Senior Chemist/Chief Chemist)for achieving the
targets set for water/waste water testing.
iii) Testing of water
samples as well as waste water.
iv) Routine day to day
operations of the respective laboratories.
Calibration/verification of instruments.
vi) Ensure technical
validity of laboratory’s test data and calculations
Control and monitor the laboratory environment.
the quality of laboratory results.
ix) Ensuring Proper
house-keeping and general maintenance of laboratory and equipment.
Perform intermediate checks of equipments.
correctness of data uploaded on IMIS/MIS/LIMS as per targeted samples
tested in labs.
xii) Planning & Execution of testing jobs &
ensuring timely delivery of results.
xiii) Reporting of
deviations (if any) to Senior Chemist.
availability of resources by timely putting up the requirements for
purchase of consumables/supplies. The requirement of reagents should
be intimated at least one month prior to likely date of complete
consumption of the reagents to Sr. Chemist / Procurement
xv) Implementation of proper sampling techniques i.e.
collection, preservation, transportation and analysis of
physio-chemical parameters/microbiological parameters.
Maintain team spirit in lab personnel.
xvii) Chemists working in
the 6 Multi District laboratories and 24 Sub Units will also collect
samples from their respective schemes.
xviii) Reports to Senior
xix) Any other duties assigned from time to time in the
interest of proper water quality in the State.
i) Should possess Post-Graduation in
Sciences with Microbiology/Biotechnology/Biological Sciences as
specialization from a recognized University. Should have minimum 50%
marks in the qualifying examination.
ii) Minimum 80 Hour
Computer Course from ISO Certified Institute or its equivalent at the
time of appointment OR complete the 80 hour course within 3 months
from the date of appointment of selected candidate
up to matriculation standard or its equivalent or should complete the
course in Punjabi within 6 months from the date of appointment of
Years experience in analytical Laboratory in a Government Department
or Public Sector undertaking or reputed private organization after
completion of qualifying degree.
37 years or
48000/- per month
1. Candidates are required to give two
preferences for posting location, which cannot be altered
2. All posts are purely on contract basis for a
period of one year & likely to be extended annually considering
the performance of the candidate & requirement of the
3. No other financial benefits will be given except
consolidated salary. Besides, mobile allowance(as fixed by the
Department) and TA & DA (as per Pb. Govt. rules) for performing
tours as per requirement of Department shall be given.
Location of above posts are mentioned in table 1. These posts are non
transferable except in rare cases due to administrative reasons.
Online applications as per prescribed format along with
qualification, relevant experience certificates & one photograph
should be uploaded on website via the following link
http://dwss.punjab.gov.in/show_recruitment/ on or before last date
i.e. 15.06.2021 (5.00 pm). Applications received after this date/time
will not be considered. While uploading application form, prescribed
format for resume as available along with detailed advertisement
should be filled with utmost care and diligence. Also upload detailed
CV along with other document (qualification/experience) in pdf
6. Incomplete applications or applications submitted on
any other format or means other than the prescribed format are liable
to be rejected.
7. Eligible/shortlisted candidates may be called
for the written examination/ screening test. List of the eligible
candidates for written examination/screening test /interview will be
uploaded on website only. Candidates are advised to check website
regularly for information.
8. All correspondence regarding the
recruitment with shortlisted candidates, addendum/ corrigendum shall
be done through department's website portal only.
requisite experience for the post will be counted from the date of
acquiring the prescribed minimum essential qualification for that
post (post qualification experience).
10. Applicants are free to
attach additional qualification/experience, if any beyond the
11. If at any time or during
scrutiny of the Application Form/documents submitted by the candidate
or otherwise, if any document, statement or any other information
submitted by the candidate is found to be false or incorrect as per
the selection/eligibility criteria, the Department reserves the right
to cancel the selection of the candidate.
12. No TA/DA will be
given for attending the screening test/interview.
a) Department will scrutinize all the
applications received with in prescribed schedule and shortlist the
b) Based on the marks scored in the
written/screening test(if conducted), Department will shortlist
maximum five times the advertised posts for interview at circle
office level, where shortlisted candidates will be required to appear
c) Final selection will be made based on the
merit & final posting will be given to the selected candidates
based on his/her preference given in the application
Administrative Officer O/o Head,
Water Supply & Sanitation Water Works Complex,
S.A.S.Nagar SAS Nagar (Punjab)
corrigendum (s) to this recruitment notice shall be published on
above website only.
(2) Applications should be sent on
prescribed performa available on above website.
can be sent online on http://dwss.punjab.gov.in/show_recruitment/